MFG and MII Architect, Business Systems Analyst

Oak Brook IL TreeHouse Foods, Inc.

Employee Type:

Full time


IL Oak Brook

Job Type:

Information Technology

Job Posting Title:

MFG and MII Architect, Business Systems Analyst

About Us:

TreeHouse Foods (NYSE: THS) is a leading manufacturer of private label packaged foods and beverages, operating a network of production facilities across the United States and Canada. At TreeHouse Foods, our commitment to excellence extends beyond our products and revolves around our people. We are investing in talent and creating a performance-based culture where employees can do their best work, directly impacting our mission to make high quality, affordable food for our customers, communities and families. We hope you will consider joining the team and being part of our future.


What You Gain:

  • Competitive compensation and benefits program
  • Enrollment in our wellness and employee assistance programs
  • Paid holidays, vacation, and other competitive paid time off opportunities
  • An inclusive working environment where you can build meaningful work relationships with a diverse group of people 
  • Leaders who are invested in supporting your career growth
  • Opportunities to be recognized for outstanding contributions to your team through our employee recognition programs

Job Description:

About the Role:

The Manufacturing and MII Architect, Business Systems Analyst analyzes the most complex business problems to be solved with automated systems. Provides technical expertise in identifying, evaluating and developing systems and procedures that are cost effective and meet user requirements. Configures highly complex system settings and options; plans and executes unit, integration and acceptance testing; and creates specifications for systems to meet business requirements. Provides consultation to users with regards to automated systems. Solves highly complex problems and is called on to consult by other teams. Provides coaching/training to less experienced team members and acts as a mentor to less experienced team members. Viewed as the Subject Matter Expert for all disciplines within their area of responsibility. May supervise others, but not required. Provides system wide/cross functional support across IT.

You’ll add value to this role by performing various functions including, but not limited to:

  • Business Process: Lead others by working across boundaries and ensuring best practice solutions are developed and implemented.  Seek ways to implement process changes to improve business process productivity.  Collaborate with business counterparts to recommend best practice solutions.
  • Functional Analysis:  Proactively validate results of functional requirements gathering process.
  • Functional Design: Direct functional designs of solutions enable process change, continuous improvement and competitive advantage. Ensure solutions optimize and protect the TreeHouse Foods IT Ecosystem and achieve maximum ROI.
  • Architecture: Through collaborative means, research technical solutions to broad business problems and ensure application/ technical strategies are tightly linked. Influence and set Ecosystem architectural standards to meet long term requirements reusing existing solutions where possible. Ensure Ecosystem portfolio is continuously maintained.
  • Technical Analysis: Proactively validate conclusions associated with requirements gathering process focusing on full spectrum of application performance.
  • Technical Design:  Ensure optimal performance and quality of technical designs.
  • Solution Architect for the Manufacturing (SAP PP-PI) and Shop Floor (MII) spaces responsible for PP/PP-PI, MII, MM and IM modules in the internal manufacturing sites.   Interfaces with external MES, processes related to Manufacturing, warehouse as well as mobile applications for the internal manufacturing sites.
  • Hands-on experience in implementing PP/PP-PI in a process industry.  Must have at least five “end to end” SAP implementations along with production support knowledge in SAP (production planning and manufacturing) in either discrete (SAP PP) and/or process industry (SAP PP-PI).
  • Hands-on functional configuration and design experience
  • Strong SAP Supply Chain solution architecture skills, integration, security, data and technology architecture
  • Analyzes business requirements and either proposes new or leverages existing system solutions to extend global designs.
  • Looks for opportunities to expand the current IT Manufacturing footprint while reducing business cost and effectively managing business partner expectations.  Find new SAP and non-SAP solutions to assist our business partners become more efficient and effective in dealing with current challenges. 
  • Ensures impact analysis and testing plans are executed, including regression testing analysis and impact to existing functionality are performed and risk is properly managed in the platforms / functional spaces.
  • Creates, reviews and approves functional designs created by other team members, consultants and vendors, applying in-depth SAP PP-PI, IM, PM and QM knowledge.  One should also have knowledge in demand management.
  • Experience with SAP interfaces to SAP MII or PI/PO integration knowledge with third party MES systems.
  • Experience with SAP MRP, capacity planning, batch management, staging processes and manufacturing.
  • Experience with SAP MII (Manufacturing Integration and Intelligence) and MII integration with SAP ECC
  • The duties and responsibilities described are not a comprehensive list of all tasks. Additional tasks and duties may be assigned from time to time as necessitated by business needs.
  • May travel 10-50% of the time depending on future SAP rollouts.

Important Details: This is a hybrid role.

About You:

You’ll fit right in if you have:

  • Requires more than 7 years Information Technology / position related experience.
  • Knowledge and experience of key tools within respective area.
  • Knowledge and experience of core competencies within respective area, preferably within Consumer Products or Manufacturing industries.
  • Exchanges highly complex technical or nontechnical information with internal and external audiences.
  • Required to interpret or clarify highly complex technical information to aid understanding.
  • Conveys highly complex information and persuades several diverse stakeholders/audiences within area of responsibility.
  • Develops recommendations to promote highly complex ideas or services across IT.
  • Work both independently and in a team environment
  • Highly developed interpersonal and communication skills to deal with a variety of stakeholders and end users.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills, including presentation skills in MS PowerPoint
  • Be able to communicate effectively with delivery team on issues, new requirements.
  • Conduct testing sessions with business users and provide feedback to the delivery team.
  • Strong understanding of SAP best practices and functionality.
  • Proven ability to successfully drive projects to completion.
  • Must be eligible to work in the United States without requiring sponsorship.



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At TreeHouse Foods, we embrace diversity and inclusion for innovation and growth. We are committed to building inclusive teams and an equitable workplace for our employees to bring their true selves to work to help us “Engage and Delight – One Customer at a Time”. TreeHouse Foods is an Equal Opportunity Employer that prohibits discrimination or harassment of any type. All qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Applicants who require an accommodation to participate in the job application or hiring process should contact

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